The regulator could focus more on corporate governance and work with HKEx to drive disclosure standardisation, says Nana Li of the Asian Corporate Governance Association.
As rival exchanges vie for control of key aspects of the cross-border system for trading ETFs, Hong Kong's regulator attempts to move the market forward in other ways
The former deputy head of Hong Kong’s securities regulator will join ICI, in a move tipped to increase the investment industry trade group's influence in the region.
Hong Kong continues to expand as an investment management centre, shows data from its markets regulator. But the annual survey also suggests investor caution is rising.
The rating agency is appealing against sanctions imposed by the Hong Kong regulator for a negative report on Chinese companies. If the decision is upheld, price discovery will suffer.
Around 200 mainland firms have won approval to run asset management businesses in Hong Kong in the past year. But concerns have been raised about the inflow of such players.